Bicycles & Accessories


Bicycles Simplon Kagu travel bike made of aluminum (model 2008)
Saddle SQlab ->ergonomic saddle, butt doesn't get numb anymore because no nerves or blood vessels are constricted, great support
Seatpost Syntace P6 Alu -> stable, large bearing
Speedometer VDO MC 1.0 wired, always had problems with wireless speedometer
Rearview mirror Zefal, for knowing always what's going on behind you -> very important for chaotic traffic situations
Locks 1 x VisorTech bike alarm, 1 x ABUS loop cable Cobra + lock
Taillight With self-attached Velcro to attach to the rear panniers -> very helpful to be seen in dark tunnels
Stand Hebie
Gear shift
Rohloff (500/14 CC OEM) -> heavy, but very sturdy and minimal maintenance
Drive 16 teeth sprocket, rear sprocket 42 teeth
Brake Magura HS 33, brake levers even fit for Sonja's short fingers ;)
Pedals Contec Spike -> with pins for better grip with hiking shoes
Tires Schwalbe Marathon Mondial foldable -> very resilient and durable, but bad support
Cup holders For 1.5 liter bottles
Bicycle pump
Topeak Turbo Morph -> robust and powerful
Steering handles Ergon -> Ergonomic, to not bend your wrists
Pepper Spray
Mounted on the handlebars, to ward off vicious dogs for example
Luggage rack
Tubus, stainless steel, front and rear, very strong
GPS bracket
Elastic restraining straps To ensure that everything stays in place
to attach stuff on the outside of the bags

"before - after"

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